Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 4733 E
Diameter and thickness of ring beads: 0.3 x 0.1 cm (1/8 x 1/16 in.) Diameter and length of largest cylinder bead: 0.3 x 2.3 cm (1/8 x 7/8 in.)
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This is a group of around seven thousand cylinder and ring beads of different colors and some gold fragments. A separate bag with the same field number houses several ring and cylinder beads with original string and bead arrangement, adhering to each other in original diagonal layout and with traces of gold preserved on some of the beads.
From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 4733 E. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition